Sunday, 27 January 2013
Where were the Viking brew houses?
Graham Dineley, craft brewer & Merryn Dineley, independent researcher
We have been studying traditional malting and beer brewing techniques for 15 years.
Graham is a craft brewer with 30 years’ experience of making beer from the grain.
Merryn is an archaeologist, completing her M.Phil ‘Barley Malt & Ale in the Neolithic’ at
the University of Manchester in 1999 and continuing research independently since then.
The brewing of ale is a skilled craft that has hardly changed over the millennia. For the
last few years we have been looking into the potential archaeological evidence for the
brewing of ale at Viking sites.
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